Summer in Syracuse, NY invites locals and visitors alike to embrace the wonderful weather, beautiful street art, and live musical performances all while enjoying the benefits of outdoor dining in Downtown Syracuse. From romantic dinners with string-lit terraces to pub fare, or a quick bite to eat with friends - Downtown Syracuse has plenty of outdoor dining options to check out all season long! Plan your next patio party or casual food break experience with these Downtown outdoor dining hot spots:
Wood-fired pizza, pasta, salads, sandwiches, artisan cocktails, and authentic Italian cuisine with a patio that features greenery and beautiful string lights.
Casual, indoor, and outdoor urban dining where you can enjoy fresh Mexican and Spanish dishes and tapas.
Features both sidewalk and enclosed patio dining. Serving homemade pasta dishes with Italian-American flair.
The Hops Spot
A burger bar and poutinerie with a deck for outdoor dining and over 200 craft beers.
A trendy dining experience with a raw bar that you can enjoy outside in a stylish, industrial-chic space.
A traditional pub with Irish cuisine in a prime corner spot that features wrap-around outdoor seating. Stop by for a Guinness and stay for the ‘Irish Cannonballs’.
The Fish Friar
Offers a fresh summer menu with a large area for outdoor dining. Head over for Taco Tuesdays where they’re serving up fresh shrimp, haddock, and more made fresh daily.
Bowl-based meals, nori wraps, and avocado toast with a bright atmosphere that carries itself outdoors with eclectic colored seating.
Iconic BBQ and cocktails that you can enjoy picnic table style in a shaded area or in the sun.
With a cozy outdoor venue, this craft beer pub focus’ on perfecting delicious small dish plates using locally sourced products in Hanover Square.
Outdoor seating right in the hub of Hanover Square where you can enjoy pub plates, pizzas, and more.
Shaded outdoor seating with a fun atmosphere, unique menu, and lawn games including giant Jenga.
Clinton Street Pub
A laid-back sports bar with outdoor seating where you can enjoy pub fare and ice-cold drinks.
Funk n' Waffles
A jam band hot spot that lets you enjoy funky waffle-based dishes and some fresh air.
Darwin on Clinton
A lunch hot spot with shaded seating for the perfect midday break from the office.
Oh My Darling
American comfort food with a twist and fun summer cocktails make this outdoor venue a great evening out with friends.
Modern bake lab and kitchen allow patrons to sit inside or out and enjoy fresh pastries, and sandwiches. Plenty of vegan and gluten-free options here.
Mexican dishes, margaritas, beer, and cocktails are served in a trendy, industrial-style space.
Tostadas, tacos, burritos, and margarita towers are presented in an artful, bohemian environment. Lots of outdoor seating during the warmer months.
The Salt City Market
This food hall on Salina Street offers diversity in cuisine with ample tables outside to enjoy the fresh air with food, coffee, or a cocktail.
Press Room Pub
American-style restaurant and pub offering a full menu and bar. Their patio section features corn hole boards for fun afternoons and heated lamps for chilly evenings.
Shaughnessy's Irish Pub
Traditional bar food and sandwiches in a hip Irish pub offering ample bar, booth, and outdoor seating in the summer.
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